The Mary Hamilton Papers : Letter from Lady Catherine Herries (née Foote) to Mary Hamilton

Herries (née Foote), Catherine

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Letter from Lady Catherine Herries to Mary Hamilton. She writes that her 'heart has written you volumes since we parted'. The letter continues on their friendship and on Herries's travels home. She reached St. Albans at about three o'clock but 'her Gentleman [...] did not arrive till past five -- so that I was beginning to think of setting out for Barnett'. The letter continues with general news of her travels, Sir Robert's health, his enquiries after Hamilton and Mr Falls. Sir Robert has no new news but Herries reports that 'the hopes of Peace seem much diminished'.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>A paragraph of the letter has been cut out. Immediately following, Herries asks Hamilton to write her a line 'as soon as [she] can', she wants to hear about her and how she is.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dated at St. James's Street, [London].</p>

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